Program Type: Transfer Program

Program Total: 9-30 Credits

Program Description

The Health Sciences Certificate program provides students with the foundational courses required for an Allied Health or Nursing program at Prince George's Community College. Developed in collaboration with other Maryland community colleges, the certificate also meets the needs of students who plan to study and transfer to a college or a university that grants a degree in various areas of Health Sciences.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Write in standard English at the college level
  • Use qualitative and quantitative reasoning to interpret, analyze, and solve problems
  • Use mathematical concepts and methods with an emphasis on real world applications
  • Examine the impact culture has on communication and behavior
Required Courses

EGL-1010 Composition I: Expository Writing Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

BIO-2050 Human Anatomy & Physiology I Credits: 4 (Program Requirement)

BIO-2060 Anatomy and Physiology II Credits: 4 (Program Requirement)

COM-1090 Interpersonal Communication Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

EGL-1100 Composition II: Writing About Issues and Ideas Credits: 3 (Program Requirement) or

EGL-1320 Composition II: Writing for Business Credits: 3 (Program Requirement) or

EGL-1340 Writing About Technical Topics Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

MAT-1250 Applied College Algebra Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

PSY-1010 General Psychology Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

Electives: Choose 7-8 credits from the following list of courses:

BIO-2010 Microbiology Credits: 4 (Program Elective)

CHM-1010 General Chemistry I Credits: 4 (Program Elective)

HIM-1530 Medical Terminology Credits: 3 (Program Elective)

NTR-1010 Introductory Nutrition Credits: 3 (Program Elective)

PHL-1010 Introduction to Philosophy: The Art of Questioning Credits: 3 (Program Elective)

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